Who We Are
The Boston Renaissance Charter Public School is an urban K-6 school providing students a rigorous education in English Language Arts, math, social studies and science integrated with an array of arts and experiential learning programs, including vocal and instrumental music, dance, visual arts, technology, mentoring, and Mandarin Chinese as a second language. This vibrant learning community develops students' skills, curiosity, confidence, and character, preparing them for future academic success and enabling them to succeed and thrive as engaged citizens in the 21st Century global society.
We believe that all children have the capacity to reach higher levels of learning. We expect that all adults will invest time in developing meaningful student relationships. This investment - conducted with firmness and respect – along with a structured and predictable system of behavioral standards will generate a positive school culture that is necessary to uphold high expectations and will enhance student achievement. We believe that instilling comprehensive subject area knowledge along with basic skills is necessary and enables "higher-order" learning. We believe that educators, parents, and community partners are unified in actualizing a shared vision to communicate, teach, and promote a specific set of values that develop integrity and character in all students.
BRCPS is the largest public elementary school in Boston, serving approximately 950 students each year. Our students come from across all of Boston's many neighborhoods. Our student population is:
52% female, 48% male
65% Black/African American
82% Low Income
100% Bright, Beautiful Scholars
The Boston Renaissance Charter Public School is housed in a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility located in Boston's Hyde Park neighborhood. Formerly a factory, the large, traditional brick building was fully renovated, and some parts newly constructed, by Suffolk Construction Co. in 2009-2010. Previously located in downtown Boston, Renaissance officially opened in the Hyde Park location in September 2010.
The school has modern technology throughout the classrooms and hallways, and gleaming and colorful walls and floors, creating a bright and vibrant educational facility for Boston’s children. The facility includes a library, cafeteria/auditorium, gym, dance studio, athletic grounds and playground, and a range of amenities and resources through 41 classrooms.